Mrs. Diamond Bronson
Associate Vice President and Healthcare Studio Leader
Diamond Bronson is an Associate Vice President and Healthcare Studio Leader at Hoefer Welker, where she leads and manages many healthcare projects, specifically in the government sector. Diamond has a leadership role in staffing, scheduling, mentorship, recruiting, and retention. Prior to joining Hoefer Welker’s Leawood office in 2014, Diamond’s 15-year career included starting two small businesses in 2010: her own firm, Diamond Architecture and Design, and a graphic design company, Diamond’s by Design. In her eight years at Hoefer Welker, she has flourished into a prominent sector leader inside our office and in the community. She began her tenure at Hoefer Welker working on a three-story, 74,000 sq. ft. Ambulatory Surgery Center in Marshalltown, Iowa and matriculated rather quickly into a natural understanding of medical equipment planning and healthcare design, and she remains one of our Healthcare Studio Leaders. Diamond graduated from the University of Kansas with a Bachelor of Architecture degree. She is a registered architect in Missouri and holds a LEED AP certification, establishing her as an energy and environmental design leader. Diamond has been involved with AIA Kansas City for over 20 years, including her roles as a Chairman, Co-Chairman, and General Member of the Kansas City Architectural Foundation’s Scholarship Committee.
Diamond was a Founding Board Member of the Metropolitan Leadership Institute and served as Board Chairman for St. James United Methodist Church. She has also volunteered in the STEM Program for the Kansas City, Kansas, and Blue Springs school districts and Resiliency at Work 2.0.
This educational center provides career and technical education, skills training, and certification within STEM fields. For 25 years, Diamond has been involved with and held multiple leadership positions in her sorority, Alpha Kappa Alpha. Diamond participates in programs that help improve local, national, and international communities’ social, economic, and educational well-being. Diamond is one of less than 500 Black female Registered Architects in the US.
She is also a wife, mother, daughter, and sister. Born and raised in Kansas City, Missouri, she is the first of 50 cousins to attend college. Diamond and her husband have three perfect kids on earth: Donnell, Jasmine, and Daena.